IEP CHANDIGARH AUGUST 11
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar informed the Assembly on the last day of the monsoon session on Wednesday that Agnipath is a very beneficial scheme. Under this scheme, the Central Government has made a provision to give 10 percent reservation to the Agniveers in paramilitary forces and Assam rifles. The Haryana government will also be giving guaranteed government jobs to these Agniveers. A policy in this regard will be framed immediately. Some private industrialists have also offered jobs to these Agniveers, informed Khattar.
Haryana players who secured medals at Commonwealth games to be felicitated in Gurugram on August 16
The Chief Minister said that the players of the State have performed brilliantly in the Commonwealth Games. Out of the state’s contingent of 43 players, 29 players won medals and one player came fourth. A felicitation ceremony will be held on August 16 in Gurugram to honour these players. The Chief Minister congratulated all the people of the state on the eve of Raksha Bandhan. Free transport facility will be provided to the women till 12 midnight, he added.
Haryana to celebrate Har Ghar Tiranga campaign from 13 to 15 August
The Chief Minister said that yearlong programmes will be organized in the State under the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav to commemorate 75 years of India’s independence. Besides this, the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign will be celebrated across the country from August 13 to 15. In Haryana also, the tricolour will be hoisted at every house.
Govt to open 500 Model Sanskriti schools
Khattar said that the admission process in schools other than Model Sanskriti schools will continue as earlier. However, the State Government has fixed a target of opening 500 Model Sanskriti Schools across the State, of which 138 have already been opened. Education is being imparted in these schools through English medium. In these schools, free education is being imparted to the children of families having an annual income of upto 1.80 lakh. While nominal fee is being charged from the students belonging to families above this income group, said Khattar. The Chief Minister said that some people wish to get their children enrolled in private schools, fulfilling the same, the State Government has implemented ‘Cheerag’ scheme. Under this scheme, the government will give Rs 700 to private schools for children studying in the classes from I to V, while an amount of Rs 900 and Rs 1100 will be paid for the students studying in classes VI to VII and IX to XII respectively. So far around 300 schools have given their consent under this scheme and 2700 children have enrolled, informed Khattar.